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Old 10-21-2012, 04:55 PM
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The thing is that an individual barrel for each cylinder makes for wicked throttle response. On an I-6 it also means equal mixture in all cylinders. A fellow AMC guy put three 2V side draft Webers on his 232 six and was VERY impressed with it. The only other thing you can do that comes close is port injection with an injector at each cylinder. That solves the mixture problem, but still doesn't have the throttle response of individual barrels on short runners. You wouldn't think that motorcycle carbs would be big enough, but they are (think 6 carbs from a four cylinder 1000 cc or larger bike). The bike engine turns a whole heck of a lot more rpm than a car engine, so needs to flow a lot more cfm.
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